Courtesy Photo Flanked by Billy Wilkins, left, and Walt Wilkins, right, Sgt. Chuck James, who heads the Pickens County Sheriff’s More »
By Greg Oliver
Courtesy The Journal
PICKENS COUNTY — A 24-year-old Greenville man died Thursday evening after he was
PICKENS — The City of Pickens is asking for community leaders’ help in applying for an EPA Brownfield Cleanup Grant to improve the Doodle Trail trailhead property at the corner of S.C. Highway 8 and Railroad Street.
The EPA recently permitted cleanup applications for the removal
COUNTY — The South Carolina Department of Education has released its annual report cards on schools and districts, showing the School District of Pickens County’s on-time graduation rate hitting a new high of 82 percent in 2015. This is the
By Pamela Dodson
Santa Claus will be coming to towns around the county as annual Christmas parades get started next week.
Flanked by Billy Wilkins, left, and Walt Wilkins, right, Sgt. Chuck James, who heads the Pickens County Sheriff’s Office detective division, holds the plaque he received as the recipient of the 2015 Billy Wilkins Award for Excellence in Law Enforcement
Southern Appalachian Outdoors opened for business on Monday. The new store, located at 506 W. Main St. in Pickens, offers all you need to start your outdoor adventure. Pictured, from left, are store owner Marty Fields, staff member Pamela Smith, PRA director Allison Fowler, Pickens Chamber director Mike Parrott, Pickens mayor
PICKENS — For the second year in a row, a WWE Hall of Famer will be on hand to help children in need this Christmas as 3Count Pro Wrestling hosts its annual Country Santa Clash on Dec. 5.
The event, the third to benefit Country Santa in as many years for the promotion, is planned at Pickens Middle School
PICKENS — The Cannon Memorial Hospital Auxiliary invites local residents to enjoy holiday events.
The Festival of Wreaths Silent Auction will run from Dec. 1-14. The action ends at 1 p.m. on Dec. 14 in the Cannon front lobby.